Jerry Y. Draper
Colonel Jerry Y. Draper was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 9 October 1963, class number 5-63. His first duty assignment was as Training Center Unit Officer, Company C, 3d Battalion, 3d Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, MO. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Ch, Tech of Fire, Aide de Camp, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Opns Officer, Japan; Spec Prof Officer, Japan; Adjutant, Company Commander, Bn Sr Advisor, S1/S4, Vietnam; Management Analyst, Fort Belvoir, VA; Team Chief, Pentagon. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation, Air Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Army Occupation Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, General Staff Identification Badge. | Military schools attended include: Army War College; Military Comptrollership; Planning, Program, Budget Sys; Jumpmaster; Command and General Staff College.